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lunes, 26 de marzo de 2018

HIV Alliance marks LGBT health week with free testing

HIV Alliance marks LGBT health week with free testing
- HIV Alliance is celebrating LGBT Health Awareness Week by offering increased hours Monday through Friday for free HIV testing and resources. Human immunodeficiency virus disproportionately impacts the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, according to HIV Alliance program director ...

Mike Pence's home town to host its first ever Pride festival

Mike Pence's home town to host its first ever Pride festival
- The controversial vice president has one of the worst records on LGBT rights of any US leader in history. ... Other LGBT+ groups in Columbus have welcomed the plans as the first of their kind, though they are by far the first pro-LGBT movement in Columbus, according to Pride Alliance Columbus.

People Are Coming Out To Their Friends And Family Because Of 'Love, Simon'

People Are Coming Out To Their Friends And Family Because Of 'Love, Simon'
- A lot of famous LGBT celebrities say how difficult it was growing up with virtually no representation of their community in the media. There were very ... The movie has been described as 'tender', 'sweet' and 'charming', but it's having a profound effect on LGBT viewers who are yet to come out themselves.

NDP candidate hopes to give LGBT community greater voice at Queen's Park

NDP candidate hopes to give LGBT community greater voice at Queen's Park
- She said she's using her personal experiences to bring issues affecting the homeless and LGBT communities to the forefront. Environmental protection and access to higher education are issues she's advocated for in the past. Evans has been involved with numerous community organizations including ...

FBI investigated early LGBT organization for alleged Communist ties

FBI investigated early LGBT organization for alleged Communist ties
- At the height of the Cold War, an informant's tips resulted in the Federal Bureau of Investigation looking into the then newly-formed LGBT organization, the Mattachine Society and their publication ONE Magazine. The organization was started in 1950 by activist Harry Hay and a group of men from Los ...

Beijing festival pulls Call Me By Your Name amid content clamp-down

Beijing festival pulls Call Me By Your Name amid content clamp-down
- In July last year, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) conference in the western city of Chengdu was called off after the venue cancelled the booking, citing conflicting events. Lesbian dating app Rela was also shut down last May. A blacklist of banned audiovisual online content last year also ...

The History Lesson About Black Women That You Never Got

The History Lesson About Black Women That You Never Got
- In this piece, she explores the ways that history lessons too often leave out unrespectable black, queer, and trans people and how that needs to change. March is Women's History Month. It's also the month of International Women's Day, a day rooted in at least a century of struggling against misogyny ...

Past and present, black-led activism inspires movement

Past and present, black-led activism inspires movement
- Social movements which have specifically advocated for the civil rights and freedoms of black people have gone on to benefit other marginalized groups like women and LGBT identified people. The same cannot be said for majority white-led social movements like women's suffrage or the women's ...

Trump may be preparing to make more administration personnel changes

Trump may be preparing to make more administration personnel changes
Trump seemed on the verge of making more personnel changes on Sunday (March 25), following a ... Several aides said the criticism of the legislation made the president more determined to secure money for a US-Mexico border wall.

Trump doesn't actually have the power to repeal NAFTA

Trump doesn't actually have the power to repeal NAFTA
- If there's one thing Trump has been very clear on, it's that he hates the North American Free Trade Agreement. He has called NAFTA "the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere but certainly ever signed in this country." Following his election win, Trump brought Mexico and Canada ...

The Fire Sale of America's Oceans

The Fire Sale of America's Oceans
- On Wednesday, March 21, the U.S. Department of the Interior hosted an auction for offshore drilling rights in the Gulf of Mexico, which the Trump administration has for months been touting as the “largest oil and gas lease sale in U.S. history.” For only the second time since 1983, Interior officials put all ...

Trump's border wall won't work

Trump's border wall won't work
- Looking at the pictures of President Donald Trump visiting prototypes for the Mexican border wall reminded me of a wall that I saw in Europe in 1980: the Berlin Wall, which was not only a concrete barrier, but also a 100-yard-deep no man's land of tank traps and landmines. If the United States builds a ...

Did President Trump Slap the Mayor of Mexico City?

Did President Trump Slap the Mayor of Mexico City?
- Global audiences, however, may view videos of these events with suspicion, especially when they are shared out of context. That appeared to be the case in March 2018, when an old wrestling video appeared with a claim that it portrays Trump slapping Miguel Ángel Mancera, the mayor of Mexico City:.

Trump's tariffs a call to arms for global community

Trump's tariffs a call to arms for global community
- What Canada and Mexico had to give or are expected to give in return for exemption on tariffs is not clear. There was apparently no formal quid pro quo deal for Australia but it's not clear that Trump won't expect something in return at a later date. Australia may have left itself open to political blackmail.

Why killing the Iran deal makes Trump's North Korea talks much, much harder

Why killing the Iran deal makes Trump's North Korea talks much, much harder
- This is the same guy who firmly believed Mexico would pay for a border wall. Also, Chinese President Xi Jinping convinced Trump that Beijing doesn't have total influence over Pyongyang after only 10 minutes of conversation. Newell Highsmith, who has negotiated nuclear deals with Iran ...

Trump suggests American military may pay for US-Mexico border wall since it's now 'rich'

Trump suggests American military may pay for US-Mexico border wall since it's now 'rich'
- Building a great Border Wall, with drugs (poison) and enemy combatants pouring into our Country, is all about National Defense," Trump tweeted on Sunday. He ended his tweet by saying "Build WALL through M," apparently creating his own abbreviation for "military" due to Twitter's 280-character limit.

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